Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment and Other Coercive Behavioral Interventions as Criminal Sanctions: Reflections on Vitek v. Jones

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This Article inquires into the substantive limits on the power of government to impose coercive behavioral interventions on criminal offenders solely because of a criminal conviction and sentence.

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Administration of criminal justice, Due process of law, Mental health services, Prisoners, United States

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Carl J. Circo (Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law)

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